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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Calls for Community Participation in Conservationat the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17) to the Convention on International Tr
Minister Edna Molewa Calls for Community Participation in Conservation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
at the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) currently underway in Johannesburg. "South Africa initiated the implementation of the Biodiversity Economy... Read more
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FOX News
Wildlife Trafficking Group Lauds Thai Ivory Crackdownweek at a meeting in South Africa of CITES, the Convention on International Tra
Wildlife Trafficking Group Lauds Thai Ivory Crackdown
FOX News / Posted 6 minutes ago
week at a meeting in South Africa of CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, that it had found a 96 percent drop in ivory openly for sale in Bangkok's markets, from a high of 7,421 items in 2014... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Molewa calls for rural communities’ participation in conservationhosting the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade
Molewa calls for rural communities’ participation in conservation
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 minutes ago
hosting the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora currently underway in Sandton. Molewa says, in a statement, rural communities must be compensated for the damage they... Read more
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CNET
CNET UK podcast 500: Happy 10th birthday to us!up with some familiar faces -- or rather, familiar voices. Listen out for the d
CNET UK podcast 500: Happy 10th birthday to us!
CNET / Posted 55 minutes ago
up with some familiar faces -- or rather, familiar voices. Listen out for the dulcet tones of former CNET UK podcasters Flora Fyfe-Graham, Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris revealing some of their favourite memories of the podcast's decade-long run.... Read more
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The Hindu
How photography can be used for wildlife conservationassociate with the forest department, herpetologists and conservationists to ta
How photography can be used for wildlife conservation
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
associate with the forest department, herpetologists and conservationists to talk to photographers and raise awareness on flora, fauna, and geology as well. Photographers return to create reports that are finally circulated among friends and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ultimate Costa Rica: our expert's perfect two-week itinerarywith white-water rivers and Costa Rica no longer seems the diminutive country i
Ultimate Costa Rica: our expert's perfect two-week itinerary
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
with white-water rivers and Costa Rica no longer seems the diminutive country it does on a map. In all these environments, flora and fauna abound. The statistics impress: Costa Rica has more than 850 bird species, it has more butterflies than... Read more
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CTV News
Sticky stowaways: Geckos found squatting at Bank of CanadaBank, it turns out, got more than it bargained for with an order of exotic plan
Sticky stowaways: Geckos found squatting at Bank of Canada
CTV News / Posted 2 hours ago
Bank, it turns out, got more than it bargained for with an order of exotic plants that included some fauna along with the flora. "To the best of our knowledge, three geckos have been found in garden plants and trees that were recently installed... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Sharks and ray species need greater protectiondetriment to wild populations." The CITES (Convention on International Trade i
Sharks and ray species need greater protection
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 hours ago
detriment to wild populations." The CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) convention of the parties (otherwise known as CoP17) is being held in Johannesburg‚ South Africa. CITES is widely... Read more
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iol.co.za
New CEO to steer Nestle down unfamiliar paththe world faecal transplants that can cure patients with life-threatening C. di
New CEO to steer Nestle down unfamiliar path
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
the world faecal transplants that can cure patients with life-threatening C. difficile infections by replenishing their gut flora with bacteria from a healthy person's stool, delivered via a nasal or rectal tube. Nestle - famous for chocolate bars... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gut feeling: new CEO to steer Nestle down uncharted health paththe world faecal transplants that can cure patients with life-threatening C. di
Gut feeling: new CEO to steer Nestle down uncharted health path
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
the world faecal transplants that can cure patients with life-threatening C. difficile infections by replenishing their gut flora with bacteria from a healthy person's stool, delivered via a nasal or rectal tube. Nestle - famous for chocolate bars... Read more
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Reuters
Gut feeling: new CEO to steer Nestle down uncharted health paththe world faecal transplants that can cure patients with life-threatening C. di
Gut feeling: new CEO to steer Nestle down uncharted health path
Reuters / Posted 7 hours ago
the world faecal transplants that can cure patients with life-threatening C. difficile infections by replenishing their gut flora with bacteria from a healthy person's stool, delivered via a nasal or rectal tube. Nestle -- famous for chocolate bars... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Darren Cooper on College football: William Paterson joins national conversationState. “We support our students’ rights to express their opinions as long as i
Darren Cooper on College football: William Paterson joins national conversation
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 hours ago
State. “We support our students’ rights to express their opinions as long as it doesn’t disrupt others,” coach Jerry Flora said. “That’s something we believe in as a university.” Flora said he wasn’t aware of the protests until informed by... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim to export 1,400 animals to Moz: Minexport 24 baby elephants to China. CITES, in full the Convention on Internation
Zim to export 1,400 animals to Moz: Min
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 hours ago
export 24 baby elephants to China. CITES, in full the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, last year ruled that the deal to sell 24 animals to China was illegal but government sold them anyway.Advertise... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Joseph J. Gombedaof Harwood passed away Sunday at Hazleton General Hospital. Born in Hazleton,
Joseph J. Gombeda
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 hours ago
of Harwood passed away Sunday at Hazleton General Hospital. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Michael P. and Flora M. (Clabia) Gombeda. Joseph was a 1962 graduate of Hazleton High School and was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thailand halts seahorse trade amid conservation concernsdecision was announced at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in
Thailand halts seahorse trade amid conservation concerns
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 hours ago
decision was announced at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Amanda Vincent, a seahorse expert at The University of British Columbia, said on Thursday that Thailand... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Belhaven opens Bowl Stadium on Saturdaythe Blazers will be wearing pink for Tackle A Cure. Prior to kickoff, the Blaze
Belhaven opens Bowl Stadium on Saturday
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 hours ago
the Blazers will be wearing pink for Tackle A Cure. Prior to kickoff, the Blazers will honor two Breast Cancer survivors: Flora Crosby Smith, nephew of RaShun Smith and Katie Hughes-Jamison, nephew of Ashlen McCain. Saturday's home opener is also... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Family of Pasco hit-run victim hoping witnesses come forwardwho hit him and kept going. Elijah Daggy, 37, victim of hit-and-run Incident
Family of Pasco hit-run victim hoping witnesses come forward
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 11 hours ago
who hit him and kept going. Elijah Daggy, 37, victim of hit-and-run Incident occurred at intersection of U.S. Alt. 19 and Flora Avenue Daggy was bicycling in the bike lane when hit The incident occurred near the intersection of U.S Alternate 19... Read more
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BC Local News
McKenzie construction begins with Galloping Gooseremoval and restoration, trail upgrades and signage; minimal impacts to the Col
McKenzie construction begins with Galloping Goose
BC Local News / Posted 14 hours ago
removal and restoration, trail upgrades and signage; minimal impacts to the Colquitz River; a landscape plan to enhance flora and fauna in the area; an offset and mitigation package, which will be developed by an independent professional... Read more
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11 News Houston
Arrests pending after rare penguin snatched in S. AfricaLawrence, curator for marine mammals and seabirds, told The Herald. African pe
Arrests pending after rare penguin snatched in S. Africa
11 News Houston / Posted 14 hours ago
Lawrence, curator for marine mammals and seabirds, told The Herald. African penguins are listed on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, an international treaty that aims to protect animals like B... Read more
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MLive.com
New event center at Michigan's only Dark Sky Park ready for reservationslocated on the Lake Michigan side of the building, and is included in the renta
New event center at Michigan's only Dark Sky Park ready for reservations
MLive.com / Posted 16 hours ago
located on the Lake Michigan side of the building, and is included in the rental price. A green roof will be planted with flora to add to the natural ambiance and environmental sensitivity of the setting. The observatory dome will not be rented... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichare tax deductible. For more information, call the library at 203-531-0426. Br
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 16 hours ago
are tax deductible. For more information, call the library at 203-531-0426. Bruce Museum show opens The exhibition “Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson” will be on display at the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, through Oct. 16.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Things to do in and around Greenwichare tax deductible. For more information, call the library at 203-531-0426. Br
Things to do in and around Greenwich
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 hours ago
are tax deductible. For more information, call the library at 203-531-0426. Bruce Museum show opens The exhibition “Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson” will be on display at the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, through Oct. 16.... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Donald Trump's hair looks exactly like this Amazonian caterpillaramong other places, and he leads photography tours through the jungles of the P
Donald Trump's hair looks exactly like this Amazonian caterpillar
Houston Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
among other places, and he leads photography tours through the jungles of the Peruvian Amazon taking pictures of the flora and fauna. It was four years ago, he told The Washington Post, when he first spotted the yellow flannel moth... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Donald Trump's hair looks exactly like this Amazonian caterpillaramong other places, and he leads photography tours through the jungles of the P
Donald Trump's hair looks exactly like this Amazonian caterpillar
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 hours ago
among other places, and he leads photography tours through the jungles of the Peruvian Amazon taking pictures of the flora and fauna. It was four years ago, he told The Washington Post, when he first spotted the yellow flannel moth... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Thailand suspends seahorse trade amid conservation concernswas announced at a meeting in South Africa of the Convention on International T
Thailand suspends seahorse trade amid conservation concerns
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
was announced at a meeting in South Africa of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or Cites. The UN meeting, which regulates trade in more than 35,000 species of animals and plants, ends on October... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Drug-resistant bacteria tricked into dropping their shields become vulnerable once againand it’s the key to these scientists’ approach. First they isolated a strain o
Drug-resistant bacteria tricked into dropping their shields become vulnerable once again
ExtremeTech / Posted 19 hours ago
and it’s the key to these scientists’ approach. First they isolated a strain of E. coli, which is an omnipresent gut flora among other things. This particular strain had acquired a gene for resistance to tetracycline (tet) on a transposon — a... Read more
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Columbia Star
Falcons blank DreherA.C. Flora No. 1 Raquel Acco serves against Dreher’s Grace Stricklin. The Drehe
Falcons blank Dreher
Columbia Star / Posted 21 hours ago
A.C. Flora No. 1 Raquel Acco serves against Dreher’s Grace Stricklin. The Dreher Lady Blue Devils travelled to Falcon drive to take on the A.C. Flora Lady Falcons in girls’ tennis action Tuesday, September 23. The Blue Devils fought hard in every... Read more
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IGN
American Horror Story: Roanoke - "Chapter 3" Reviewof cameras while they know how it all ended. I mean, we presume that Lee knows,
American Horror Story: Roanoke - "Chapter 3" Review
IGN / Posted 22 hours ago
of cameras while they know how it all ended. I mean, we presume that Lee knows, while the red light's on, whether or not Flora is dead or alive. She just has to talk in the past tense and re-live the trauma. "I was done playing games." "For all I... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mountie pleads guilty to charges in narwhal whale tusk smuggling schemeSpecies Act and are covered by the international Convention on International Tr
Mountie pleads guilty to charges in narwhal whale tusk smuggling scheme
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
Species Act and are covered by the international Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. It is illegal to import parts of the narwhal into the U.S. without a... Read more
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PhysOrg
New report finds no slowdown in tiger traffickingthe 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) to the Convention on International T
New report finds no slowdown in tiger trafficking
PhysOrg / Posted 22 hours ago
the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild fauna and flora (CITES) and conservationists will be urging those countries with tiger farms – including China, Viet Nam, Thailand and... Read more
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iol.co.za
#TourismForAll: Vredefort takes you back in timelanded there is fascinating. Fourie says that during the summer months, visito
#TourismForAll: Vredefort takes you back in time
iol.co.za / Posted 22 hours ago
landed there is fascinating. Fourie says that during the summer months, visitors can enjoy a beautiful display of Cape flora scattered around the fertile dome area such as the red ivory, tree fuchsia and velvet bushwillow - even more reasons to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Pushes for More Elephant, Rhino Protection Home and AbroadVOA on the sidelines of the meeting of CITES, the Convention on International T
U.S. Pushes for More Elephant, Rhino Protection Home and Abroad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
VOA on the sidelines of the meeting of CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, held this year in Johannesburg. The U.S. is pressing that message both at home and abroad this week. A new ad... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Train crashes into New Jersey station; injuries unclearvs. truck accident in Madison County Emergency responders tell us three people
Train crashes into New Jersey station; injuries unclear
WSMV Nashville / Posted 23 hours ago
vs. truck accident in Madison County Emergency responders tell us three people are dead following a train/car accident in Flora. The accident occurred just before 7 p.m. at the intersection of Kearney Park Road and Simmons Road. Emergency... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Train crashes into New Jersey station; injuries unclearvs. truck accident in Madison County Emergency responders tell us three people
Train crashes into New Jersey station; injuries unclear
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 23 hours ago
vs. truck accident in Madison County Emergency responders tell us three people are dead following a train/car accident in Flora. The accident occurred just before 7 p.m. at the intersection of Kearney Park Road and Simmons Road. Emergency... Read more
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DW
Wildlife trafficking: Trade driven by greed |has been secretary general of the CITES (the Convention on International Trade
Wildlife trafficking: Trade driven by greed |
DW / Posted yesterday
has been secretary general of the CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) since May 2010. He has a background in environment, and sustainable development policy and governance in the private... Read more
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USA Today
'American Horror Story' recap: Cricket, The Butcher and Gagaafter they purchased the property. Chapter 3 picks up with Lee (Angela Bassett
'American Horror Story' recap: Cricket, The Butcher and Gaga
USA Today / Posted yesterday
after they purchased the property. Chapter 3 picks up with Lee (Angela Bassett) frantically looking for missing daughter Flora, with the only evidence her yellow jacket hanging at the top of a tree. Lee, searching with her brother, Matt (Cuba... Read more
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FOX News
Thailand Suspends Seahorse Trade Amid Conservation Concernsdecision was announced at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in
Thailand Suspends Seahorse Trade Amid Conservation Concerns
FOX News / Posted yesterday
decision was announced at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Dr. Amanda Vincent, a seahorse expert at The University of British Columbia, said Thursday that Thailand... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Thailand suspends seahorse trade amid conservation concernsThursday Sept. 29, 2016, at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade
Thailand suspends seahorse trade amid conservation concerns
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Thursday Sept. 29, 2016, at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora that Thailand, the biggest exporter of seahorses, is suspending trade in the animal because of concern about threats to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Thailand suspends seahorse trade amid conservation concernsThursday Sept. 29, 2016, at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade
Thailand suspends seahorse trade amid conservation concerns
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Thursday Sept. 29, 2016, at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora that Thailand, the biggest exporter of seahorses, is suspending trade in the animal because of concern about threats to... Read more
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Salon.com
Thailand suspends seahorse trade amid conservation concernsdecision was announced at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in
Thailand suspends seahorse trade amid conservation concerns
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
decision was announced at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. Dr. Amanda Vincent, a seahorse expert at The University of British Columbia, said Thursday that Thailand... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Ally’s World author Karen McCombie to inspire young readers and writers at Redbridge Children’s Literary Festivalsuddenly finds herself whisked back in time to the Edwardian era where she meet
Ally’s World author Karen McCombie to inspire young readers and writers at Redbridge Children’s Literary Festival
Ilford Recorder / Posted yesterday
suddenly finds herself whisked back in time to the Edwardian era where she meets a lonely servant girl called Flora and time travels between the present and past. Living in the past comforts Ellis at first but she then has to question... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs On Cape Mountain Zebraat the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17) to the Convention on International Tr
Environmental Affairs On Cape Mountain Zebra
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
at the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) currently underway in Johannesburg. The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, delivered an... Read more
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iafrica.com
CITES: Cape Mountain Zebra downgradedat the 17th Conference of Parties (CoP17) for the Convention on International T
CITES: Cape Mountain Zebra downgraded
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
at the 17th Conference of Parties (CoP17) for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the Cape Mountain Zebra has been approved for trade. South Africa made a proposal for the species to be moved... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Mountain Zebra Moves Off Most Endangered Listto move off the most endangered list of the Convention on International Trade i
Cape Mountain Zebra Moves Off Most Endangered List
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to move off the most endangered list of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). South Africa's proposal to transfer the Cape mountain zebra (Equus zebra zebra) from Appendix I to Appendix... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar es Salaam Mayor Election Case for Hearingto the controversy that surrounded the election of Dar es Salaam City Council's
Dar es Salaam Mayor Election Case for Hearing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to the controversy that surrounded the election of Dar es Salaam City Council's Mayor and Deputy Mayor. State Attorney Flora Massawe, for the prosecution, told Principal Resident Magistrate Huruma Shaidi at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia's first botanic garden has remnants of initial colonial role in farmingfarms. Vegetables and fruit similar to those grown on the site 200 years ago c
Australia's first botanic garden has remnants of initial colonial role in farming
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
farms. Vegetables and fruit similar to those grown on the site 200 years ago can be found tucked away amid the exotic flora of Sydney's Botanic Gardens. The lush oasis, which is located around much of the area of the first European... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Conservation decisions must protect livelihoods of people living in Africaarticle first appeared on The Conversation. The Convention on the Internationa
Conservation decisions must protect livelihoods of people living in Africa
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
article first appeared on The Conversation. The Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (Cites) regulates trade in threatened species. But can its decisions improve livelihoods? More pointedly, can its... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court: 2012 public defender lawsuit should go to trialshould go to trial, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled Wednesday. In Apri
Court: 2012 public defender lawsuit should go to trial
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
should go to trial, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled Wednesday. In April 2012, former Chief Public Defender Al Flora Jr., along with several people who said they qualified for public defender services, filed suit against Luzerne County... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lady Gaga debuts in American Horror Story: Roanoke in freaky sex sceneopened with boozy cop Lee, played by Angela Bassett, talking about the 'primal
Lady Gaga debuts in American Horror Story: Roanoke in freaky sex scene
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
opened with boozy cop Lee, played by Angela Bassett, talking about the 'primal and wrenching' fear of losing her daughter Flora. Twists and turns: Lady Gaga got freakish in American Horror Story: Roanoke, Chapter 3, on Wednesday night She's... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Wildlife traffickers rampant onlineof the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the International Trade i
Wildlife traffickers rampant online
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, experts sounded the alarm over the increased use of the internet to trade illegally in wildlife. But conservationists... Read more
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